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Description - This information was provided by NEBRASKA GAME AND PARKS COMMISSION

Conestoga is a 230-acre Corps of Engineers flood control reservoir with 486 acres of land. The area offers power boating, picnicking and fishing. The area has a dump station and 57 non-designated campsites. Conestoga is located 2 miles north of Denton- S-55A.

Located just 20 miles west of Lincoln, Conestoga is within easy reach of restaurants, stores, museums, and everything else the state capitol has to offer. Conestoga campground offers electrical campsites, boating, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Dump Station: Yes Trails: Yes Hiking: 2 miles Mtn. Bike: 2 miles Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 59 Grills: 59 Shelters: 2 Boating: Yes Types: All Ramps: 1 Docks: 8 Fishing: Yes Cleaning Stations: 1

Recreation - Located just 20 miles west of Lincoln, Conestoga is within easy reach of restaurants, stores, museums, and everything else the state capitol has to offer. Conestoga campground offers electrical campsites, boating, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

Climate - Nebraska has a moderate climate with high humidity. The relative humidity in this state averages 70 percent throughout the year. Winter temperatures normally average between 20 and 45 degrees F. March brings warmer weather and temperatures above freezing for most of the month. Spring is in full swing by late April when temperatures often reach above 60 degrees F. Summer temperatures reach highs of 95 degrees F frequently, with warm weather continuing into mid September. Crisp fall weather truly begins in October when nighttime temperatures begin to dip into the low 40s. The wettest time of the year in this state is late spring through summer.

Location -

Eastbound I-80 Take I-80 to Exit 388 (Pleasand Dale/Crete exit) South and continue 1/2 mile to Hwy 6

East on Hwy 6 Continue East on Hwy 6 for 6 miles Turn South on N.W. 84th St (this intersection is located in

Emerald, NE) Continue South on NW 84th 3 miles Turn West on Pioneer Blvd Continue West on Pioneer Blvd 1/2 mi.

Westbound Hwy 6 Take Hwy 6 West 3 mi (from Lincoln City limit) Turn South on N.W. 84th St (this intersection is located in

Emerald, NE) Continue South on NW 84th 3 miles Turn West on Pioneer Blvd Continue West on Pioneer Blvd 1/2 mi.


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Contact Information:
Conestoga State Recreation Area, RR 4, Box 41B , Lincoln, NEBRASKA, 68524-8814, Phone: (402) 796-2362
, Pawnee@ngpc.ne.gov

Additional Information:
Nebraska Recreation Areas -

Links:
Conestoga State Recreation Area - Official site of Conestoga State Recreation Area

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